Essays about: "Durkheim"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the word Durkheim.

  1. 1. The Morality of Depression : A Theoretical Study on the Social Maintenance of Depression

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Lina Alarabi; [2020]
    Keywords : depression; morality; social control;

    Abstract : This theoretical study depicts and highlights the seemingly individual phenomenon of depression in a social and collective light. Shame and guilt naturally invoke negative responses in people, yet, this has been found beneficial for the social solidarity of a collective. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Not selling anything, just think you're cute": A theoretical inquiry on 'daygaming' as an embodied cultural praxis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Arian Khameneh; [2020]
    Keywords : embodiment; seduction; phenomenology; agency; daygaming; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper is a move towards furthering the understanding of how the entwinement between embodiment and agency can be understood from a sociological perspective. By focusing on the cultural praxis of ‘daygaming’, the paper analyzes Youtube material from the ‘seduction community’ and outlines the community’s cultural scripts and discourses with regards to ‘daygaming’. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Journey to the Inner World : A Hermeneutic Analysis of Matsuo Bashō’s Prose from a Transcendent-Immanent Perspective

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Religionshistoria

    Author : Adam Hedenmo; [2020]
    Keywords : Bashō; Secular; Transcendent; Immanent; Literature; Japan;

    Abstract : The following study investigates the impact of the secular processes present in Early Modern Japan on Matsuo Bashō's prose. The theoretical basis for exploring this development is found in Durkheim’s distinction between the transcendent and the immanent, as well as the theoretical framework for secularism. READ MORE

  4. 4. 'Hygge racism': "noget som man nok bruger mere end man tænker over". A qualitative study of well-intentioned racism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Maja Bodekær Black; [2018]
    Keywords : racism; hygge; Denmark; forms of power; normalisation; privileges.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to add to the body of knowledge on racisms in Denmark with the hope that further conceptual developments on ‘hygge racism’ can be made. In order to achieve this general aim, I analyse ‘hygge racism’ based on chosen concepts that show how it is reproduced and normalised in Denmark, thus dealing with it on structural and cultural levels, while also showing how it is a discursive act of ‘doing’ racism, thereby adding the personal level to the analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Renewed Shall Be Blade That Was Broken: Tolkien, Modernity and Fascist Utopia

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Joseph Ironside; [2018]
    Keywords : Tolkien Modernity Fascism Modernism Utopia;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a close reading and meta-analysis of themes and patterns in the works that comprise the fictional world of “Middle-Earth” created by J. R. R. Tolkien, in specific relation to the culturally prevalent views of the decadence of modernity and the ideological dynamics of fascism. READ MORE